Ursula Keller wins “Swiss Nobel” Marcel Benoist Prize- for pioneering work in ultrafast lasers
MUST2022 Conference- a great success!
New scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Wörner, Chergui, and Richardson
FELs of Europe prize for Jeremy Rouxel- “Development or innovative use of advanced instrumentation in the field of FELs”
Ruth Signorell wins Doron prizefor pioneering contributions to the field of fundamental aerosol science
New FAST-Fellow Uwe Thumm at ETH- lectures on Topics in Femto- and Attosecond Science
International Day of Women and Girls in Science- SSPh asked female scientists about their experiences
New scientific highlight- by MUST PIs Milne, Standfuss and Schertler
EU XFEL Young Scientist Award for Camila Bacellar,beamline scientist and group leader of the Alvra endstation at SwissFEL
Prizes for Giulia Mancini and Rebeca Gomez CastilloICO/IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Optics & Ernst Haber 2021
Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to RESOLV Member Benjamin List- for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis
NCCR MUST at Scientifica 2021- Lightning, organic solar cells, and virtual molecules

Honors, awards and fellowships

ERC Advanced Grants
  • Ursula Keller (2018): Mid-infrared optical dual-comb generation and spectroscopy with one unstabilized semiconductor laser (ONE-MIX)
  • Ruth Signorell (2018): Droplet Photoelectron Imaging (eDrop)
  • Manfred Fiebig (2016): In-Situ Second Harmonic Generation for Emergent Electronics in Transition-Metal Oxides (INSEETO).
  • Majed Chergui (2016): Charge carrier Dynamics in Metal Oxides (DYNAMOX)
  • Ursula Keller (2013): Clocking fundamental attosecond electron dynamics (Attoclock)
  • Jean-Pierre Wolf (2012): Laser Filamentation for Probing and Controlling Atmospheric Processes (FilAtmo)
  • Peter Hamm (2009): Towards a Dynamical Understanding of Allostery (DYNALLO)
ERC Starting Grants
  • Giulia Mancini (2019): 'Advanced EUV/soft X-ray microscopy in the ultrafast regime: imaging functionality of nanomaterials across length scales' (ULTRAIMAGE).
  • Ulrich Lorenz (2017): Visualizing the Conformational Dynamics of Proteins by Time-Resolved Electron Microscopy (ProteinDynamics)
  • Rachel Grange (2016): Second-Order Nano-Oxides for Enhanced Nonlinear Photonics (Chi2-Nano-Oxides)
  • Natalie Banerji (2016): Organic Semiconductors InteRfaced with biological environmentS (OSIRIS)
  • Hans Jakob Wörner (2012): Measuring electronic dynamics in molecules (ATTOSCOPE)
  • Andrea Cannizzo (2011): Investigating Functional Dynamics in Proteins by Novel Multidimensional Optical Spectroscopies in the Ultraviolet (FunctionalDyna)
  • Thomas Südmeyer (2011): Efficient megahertz coherent XUV light source ( MEGA-XUV )
  • Fabrizio Carbone (2011): Ultrafast Spectroscopic Electron Diffraction of quantum solids and thin films (USED)
ERC Proof of Concept
  • Ursula Keller (2020): Dual-comb laser driven terahertz spectrometer for industrial sensing (DC-THz)
  • Rachel Grange (2019): Automated super-resolution polarimetric nonlinear microscope (PolarNon)
  • Andrea Cannizzo (2017): Development of a compact, user-friendly and cost effective source for the generation of powerful and broad ultrashort pulses in the deep-UV (DUVlight)
  • Jean-Pierre Wolf (2014): Laser Identification of Pollen and Bacteria in Air (LIPBA)
ERC Consolidator Grants
  • Fabrizio Carbone (2017): Imaging, Spectroscopy and Control of Quantum states in advanced Materials (ISCQuM)
  • Hans Jakob Wörner (2017): Attosecond X-ray spectroscopy of liquids (ATTOLIQ)
  • Jiri Vanicek (2016): Unraveling molecular quantum dynamics with accelerated ab initio algorithms (MOLEQULE)
  • Aldo Antognini (2016): Hyperfine splittings in muonic atoms and laser technology (HyperMu)
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